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By U.S. News Staff?Feb. 25, 2019, at 7:01 a.m.

July 21, 1954 | Chiquimula, Guatemala | During the 1954 Guatemalan coup d'état, the U.S.-backed military officer Carlos Castillo Armas replaced democratically elected President Jacobo árbenz Guzman through a covert CIA operation.(Carlos Escudero/AP)

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